Area Agency on Aging.Provides services to older persons and persons with disabilities which allow them to remain independent and in their own homes as long as possible. Services include: Care Management, Legal Assistance, Aged Medicaid Waiver, Senior Health Insurance Information Program, Family Caregiver Support, Nutrition/Health, Aging Disability ...
Care management to help seniors find in-home services and care providers to allow them to live independently for as long as possible, preventing premature nursing home placement.
Housekeeping and chore services.
Home delivered meals.
Blood pressure clinics held regularly, call for dates and times.
Foot clinic held regularly, call for date and times.
Caregiver training and education, information on available services, caregiver support, and funding for emergency response systems.Respite care grants available to provide temporary relief for the permanent caregiver. Grant amounts vary and are provided through the Family Caregiver Program.
Health and nutritional counseling may be provided to individual seniors, depending on available funding.Senior vouchers available for farmer’s market produce.
Assists individuals in securing needed information and/or services that cannot be offered through the agency.
Legal services for persons age 60 and over and their spouses. Specializes in elder law and provides assistance with simple wills, powers of attorney for health care, living wills, durable powers of attorney, Medicare/Medicaid, etc.
Medicaid Waiver in-home services, including assisted living, for those age 65 and older with care needs.
Public transportation for anyone in Phelps County.
Assists Nebraskans who are 60 years and over or have a disability and/or their representatives in accessing services and supports to allow the person to live as independently as possible in the setting of their choice. ADRC staff are available by phone or in person to assist in accessing resources based on the person’s needs and preferences. This ...
Advocate that protects and promotes the rights of nursing home and assisted living facility residents.
Senior center providing opportunities for social interaction for older adults. Some locations offer entertainment, card parties, dancing, hearing aid information, exercise, and massage.
Assists seniors regarding health insurance issues such as Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare supplemental insurance, long term care insurance, group health insurance, etc.
Accessible transportation for medical appointments, shopping areas, congregate meals, and social activities. May include travel to other counties.